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Eman Bonnici (#46572312)
 member for 13 years, 9 months, 25 days
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I encountered Find A Grave years ago while surfing the net one day on some Hollywood greats, when I came across Clark Gable's memorial. Getting interested in the photos featured, I started browsing names and there they were: Fernandel, David Niven, Rita Hayworth...I was impressed to see such a keen index of so many deceased persons, even though at that time it amounted to only a couple of thousands!

Although I kept visiting the site from time to time, I did not join in immediately as a member. When I did, I used to leave a couple of messages, but creating memorials seemed a bit difficult. The first one came following the death of my Great Aunt, Sr. Teresa Orlando rscj., in 2002.

Eventually, FAG became for me a special point of reference. It did take me quite a time to collect all the information posted here, especially when it relates all the biographies featured. Naturally, in order to be able to present here all these profiles and photos, I have been in touch across the years, with several dioceses, provinces, and archive collections from all over the world. Naming all the sources is virtually impossible, but I have to mention Mr. Salvador Miranda, creator of "The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church" Digital Resource.

Researchers might find a number of interesting profiles in my entries, including a full Necrology of all the late members of the Mid-West Augustinian Province and the Western Dominican Province, which I added across the years thanks to the great support and help received from Brother Thomas Taylor OSA., and the late Father Fabian Stan Parmisano OP., (1926 - 2009). Other entries include all the Dominican Friars interred at Rosaryville, Ponchatoula, Louisiana. These Friars belonged to the Midwestern Dominican Province of the USA. Most of the Dominican Friars affiliated with this Province buried at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines, Illinois, can be also found in another Virtual Cemetery of mine.

I always try to remember people who in their humbleness worked and took care of many, in silence, for whom history has left little or no space. Hoping you might find some of the memorials to your interest, I wish above all, that they might be also appreciated by others or remembered in prayers.
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OliviaD
RE: Mt. Zion Catholic Cemetery Jerusalem
Hi Eman,
I posted an additional picture for Fathers Bagatti and Fr. Geiser, and also one of the gate of the private cemetery which I hope that findagrave will approve.
I hope to find where the graves of the other priests whose pictures you requested, are buried. I will let you know .. along with the pictures of the graves if I can get them.
Best regards from Jerusalem,
OliviaD
Added by OliviaD on Jan 15, 2017 7:33 AM
OliviaD
Mt. Zion Catholic Cemetery Jerusalem
Hi Eman,
Fathers Baldi, Lemaire. Orfali and Soudah are not buried in the private priest cemetery with the other five priests whose grave pictures I took. I will check this coming week with an archivist whose name I was given to see where they are buried, and if close by I will try to get the pictures.
In the meantime I could only upload one grave picture for some of the memorials as the photo limit had been reached.
Best regards
OliviaD
Added by OliviaD on Jan 14, 2017 12:31 PM
Andrew Holstein
Greenwood Cemetary Request
Please find out as much info as you can about the location of the stone. I was there today 12/23/2016 and it was tough to find stones. There wasn't an office or anyone on the property and for some reason all of the street/lot signs were painted over in black. I will try again another time.
Added by Andrew Holstein on Dec 23, 2016 8:10 PM
Charlotte
Thank you !
Wish you a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year from Austria !
With best regards
Charlotte
Added by Charlotte on Dec 22, 2016 1:56 AM
OliviaD
RE: Graves in Jerusalem
Hi Eman,
Thanks for the message/reminder. The challenge is that the Franciscan Office is soooooo slow in responding due to much bureaucracy. I'm sure my requests (and reminders) are probably long forgotten by now :-( But as long as you are still interested, I will renew my effort with them in the New Year after they will be less busy with the Christmas season and hope they will be more forthcoming this time around. In the meantime, I wish you a peaceful and happy Christmas.
Olivia
Added by OliviaD on Dec 11, 2016 8:24 AM
Paulist Archives
Thanks
Thanks for creating the memorial for Fr DeSilva and transferring it to the Paulist archives. We appreciate it!
Added by Paulist Archives on Dec 11, 2016 8:05 AM
Dan Phelan
RE: Archbishop Dimino
Hello Eman,
You are very welcome for the photos. If the lighting looks weird, it is because the pics were taken at dawn and there are no shadows, but little light. In order for me to get everything I had to do yesterday done, I had to start as it was still dark out.
I noticed all your entries, virtual cemeteries, and your bio, and I'm very glad to have taken the pictures for you to help with your fine efforts.
Dan Phelan
Baltimore, MD
Added by Dan Phelan on Dec 03, 2016 4:29 AM
Who Art In Heaven
Roberto Colagiacomo
My dearest friend Eman, I just happened to read the magnficent memorials you made for your family and noted a few of them lived here in Australia. I was enormously amazed by this. how extraordinary. I loved the memorials. they were so well written. such talent you have !!!!
Added by Who Art In Heaven on Nov 28, 2016 3:12 AM
Sage
RE: Bishop Schmid
You're welcome! If you need anything else in the Augsburg area, let me know!
-Sage.
Added by Sage on Nov 18, 2016 11:26 AM
Lisa Squared
Lawerence DeMaria
We have searched LakeLawn and can not locate the memorial site. If you call and get a location please give us the location and we will gladly go take a picture.
Added by Lisa Squared on Nov 17, 2016 1:18 PM
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